The Bracelet by Yoshiko Uchida

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The year is 1942 and America is at war with Japan. All Japanese-Americans are being sent to live in internment camps for the duration of the war, including seven-year-old Emi and her family. Before they go, Emi's friend, Laurie, gives her a gold heart bracelet to remember their friendship. But upon her arrival at the camp, Emi discovers she has lost the bracelet. How will she remember her friend now? Full color.
 

About Yoshiko Uchida

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An award winning novelist and great chronicler of the Japanese American world of the 19th and 20th century.
 
Published November 1, 1996 by Perfection Learning. 32 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Emi, a young Japanese-American whose family leaves Berkeley to be interned at the beginning of WW II, receives a bracelet as a parting gift from her best friend, but it's lost on the first day at the camp.

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PW's starred review noted the haunting immediacy of this tale set in a Japanese American internment camp during WW II, adding that the hushed, realistic paintings add to the poignancy of [the] n

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Though Emi vows she will never take it off, the gold chain slips off her wrist as the girl helps clean out the filthy, abandoned stable that will serve as the family's ``apartment.'' After searching for it in vain, Emi eventually realizes that she does not need the bracelet to remember her friend...

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PW's starred review noted the ""haunting immediacy"" of this tale set in a Japanese American internment camp during WW II, adding that the ""hushed, realistic paintings add to the poignancy of [the] narrative."" Ages 5-up.

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